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"In April 2002, we became the first North American paper company to earn approval from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...

"Nearly five years later, on August 23, 2006, Domtar announced that it was combining its operations with the fine paper business of Weyerhaeuser to create a company valued at more than US$6 billion...

"The transaction transforms Domtar into the largest integrated manufacturer of uncoated free sheet in North America, based on production capacity. Domtar also becomes one of North America’s largest producers of papergrade pulp. Doubling our fine paper capacity to nearly five million tons of uncoated freesheet, our production centers on 15 paper mills, including world-class facilities formerly attached to Weyerhaeuser in Marlboro (South Carolina), Hawesville (Kentucky), Johnsonburg (Pennsylvania), and Kingsport, (Tennessee). Our company will retain its head office in Montreal, with Raymond Royer as CEO. The COO, Marvin Cooper, joins the team from Weyerhaeuser and leads operations from Fort Mill, South Carolina...

"Also in 2006, we launched the Domtar EarthChoice family of papers. Uniquely in the paper industry, Domtar EarthChoice is supported with logos from the FSC, Rainforest Alliance, and WWF-Canada. With more than 800 SKUs, Domtar EarthChoice represents the widest range of earth-friendly papers in North America — and quite possibly in the world." [1]

Raymond Royer was named President and CEO in 1996.


Accessed September 2009: [2]



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  1. History, Domtar, accessed September 2, 2009.
  2. Directors, Domtar, accessed September 2, 2009.